Dismissing parents’ role in their children’s education is not a politically savvy move
AS PUBLISHED IN THE MIAMI HERALD
An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli
One lesson that was certainly reinforced in 2021, amid political upsets and COVID wreckage, is that parents will engage to protect their children’s health and education against dictates from out-of-touch politicians and bureaucrats with records of vacillation and failure. The battle has become parental freedom vs. the self-interest of the teachers’ unions.
Urban League research correlates increased parental engagement with improved student academic achievement; better behavioral outcomes, emotional functioning and self-control within the classroom; increased attendance; lower dropout rates; and higher college enrollment.Read More